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by | July 19, 2020 | 00:31

He gave no other details. "When we arrive at a place where a fire has taken place, when you see three separate fire outbreaks, it's a question of common sense, you open an investigation", Sennes told AFP. However, the damage was not as bad as initially feared. "The roof has not been affected", he went on, adding: "the scenario is not comparable to Notre Dame ".

by | July 19, 2020 | 00:55

The Health Ministry also reported a record number of 687 deaths for a total of 25,602. It credited targeted measures for the steady decline in the active caseload. Low positivity, not doubling rate, is the hallmark of containment, said state officials. Presently the country has entered "Unlock 2.0" phase, though restrictions remain in full force inside the COVID-19 Containment Zones.

by | July 18, 2020 | 02:20

Sources told WION that both India and Iran "remain committed to the Chabahar-Aahedan railway project" and that India is "very much in the game but progress is slow due to the current political environment". Iran has threatened to expel IAEA inspectors and withdraw from the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty amid the US pressure campaign. While Israel neither confirms nor denies its role in such incidents in the region, Iran's Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyed Abbas Mousavi issued a warning on ...

by | July 18, 2020 | 01:20

The assault occurred on July 11 around 1:00 a.m. outside the Mark O. Hatfield Courthouse, after a demonstration in downtown Portland turned violent. "The actions of the militarized federal officers are flat-out unconstitutional and will not go unanswered". Wheeler said he has no problem with federal officers protecting their facilities.

by | July 18, 2020 | 00:48

Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said Thursday less than 2% of COVID-19 patients are admitted to intensive care units (ICU) in India . Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology claimed that the number of COVID-19 cases recorded per day in India may rise to 2.87 lakh by early 2021 if a vaccine or treatment isn't developed soon.

by | July 18, 2020 | 01:04

Police say Haspil left the apartment to obtain cleaning supplies from Home Depot, then returned to dismember Saleh's body and erase his own DNA evidence, even using a handheld vacuum to clean the elevator. "He is so much more". He had an early start in the technology space, building apps and games. Mr Saleh was born in Saudi Arabia to Bangladeshi parents and grew up in NY, founded the Pathao ride company in 2015 and in 2018, the Gokada motorbike hailing app, which was extremely popular ...

by | July 18, 2020 | 00:45

Last month, industry group Cruise Lines International Association said it would suspend voyages from USA ports until September 15. The agency said the decision was made "to ensure that passenger operations on cruise ships do not resume prematurely".

by | July 17, 2020 | 00:36

The average review takes 4.5 years to complete, according to an analysis by the White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ). Many Democratic operatives believe the second theory is right but are frankly spooked by 2016 and afraid to say it out loud.

by | July 17, 2020 | 01:32

The president's decision to wear a mask during his Saturday trip to the medical center comes after months of declining to wear one publicly - against the advice of his administration's public health experts. The wearing of masks became another political dividing line, with Republicans more resistant to wearing them than Democrats. The Trump campaign directed questions about the convention to the RNC.

by | July 16, 2020 | 01:38

Sessions' impact on Trump's campaign and administration was enhanced by Stephen Miller, his longtime communications director who is now one of the president's closest domestic policy advisors. "You know me. You know I can be trusted", Sessions told voters during a recent campaign stop. "I made a mistake when I put him in as the attorney general", Trump said on the call.

by | July 16, 2020 | 01:17

As the court's most senior liberal justice, her health is closely watched. Ginsburg was nominated to the court in 1993 and is the second longest-serving justice now on the court, after Clarence Thomas. Supreme Court justices serve until they die or voluntarily retire, and Ginsburg has clung to her position despite her age , aware that if she leaves it could change the landscape of U.S.

by | July 16, 2020 | 01:37

According a snap YouGov poll on 13 July, 60% of people said they wanted the government to clearly tell people to wear masks, whilst 34% believe that people should be able to decide for themselves. "We are encouraging people in the hot spot areas and the areas where community transmission is occurring to wear a mask, particularly in those areas where physical distancing may not be possible", Professor Kidd told Today.

by | July 16, 2020 | 01:12

De Blasio was on hand Thursday to help complete the mural . The Black Life Matter "motion is more than words, and it simply can not be undone", de Blasio explained. Black Lives Matter murals have been painted in streets in cities across the country after protests over racial inequality and calls for police reform following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis on May 25.

by | July 15, 2020 | 01:03

Pompeo's announcement threatens to bring the United States into direct conflict with China , as USA forces are bound by a 1951 mutual defense treaty to help the Philippines defend "the island territories under its jurisdiction in the Pacific Ocean" as well as "its armed forces, public vessels or aircraft in the Pacific".

by | July 15, 2020 | 02:23

Germany, Spain, Italy and Greece already require masks to be worn in enclosed spaces. Boris Johnson has announced that face masks will be mandatory in shops in England . Several retailers such as Costco and Menards have made masks a requirement to shop at their stores, while others such as Target encourage shoppers to wear masks.

by | July 14, 2020 | 02:05

She also said she would surrender her passports and limit travel to the Southern and Eastern Districts of NY. Maxwell was arrested on July 2 in Bradford, New Hampshire , where authorities said she had been hiding out at a 156-acre property she bought last December while shielding her identity.

by | July 13, 2020 | 00:49

Park was scheduled to meet a presidential official Thursday afternoon at his office in Seoul City Hall. "I am very sorry for the tragic choice of the deceased Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon", Joo said. Moon Mi-ran, who once served as deputy mayor under Park, was more furious. The corruption scandal exposed shady links between big businesses and politics in South Korea, with Park and her close friend Choi Soon-sil accused of taking bribes from conglomerates, including Samsung Electronics, ...

by | July 13, 2020 | 01:07

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi appeared on CNN shortly after DeVos' interview and said that the education secretary's remarks on the show were "appalling". "Schools should do what's right on the ground at that time for their students and their situation", DeVos added. "We're the size of five Pentagons", he said of the schools he oversees.

by | July 13, 2020 | 01:13

A magnet for tourists worldwide, the Hagia Sophia was first constructed 1,500 years ago as a cathedral in the Christian Byzantine Empire and it was there they crowned their emperors. Police officers walk in front of Hagia Sophia, or Ayasofya-i Kebir Camii, in Istanbul, Turkey, July 11, 2020. The World Council of Churches has also called for the decision to be reversed whilst Patriarch Bartholomew, the Istanbul-based spiritual leader of the world's Orthodox Christians, called it disappointing.

by | July 12, 2020 | 01:41

The team comprising an epidemiologist and an animal health specialist are flying to China to try and identify the pandemic's animal source, WHO spokesperson Margaret Harris said a United Nations press conference in Geneva . The updated information came after hundreds of scientists and engineers drafted an open letter to the World Health Organization demanding it changes its stance on transmission, which had said the virus was spread by droplets that are much larger and heavier, and fall ...

by | July 12, 2020 | 00:37

A National Weather Service survey crew toured the area to determine the strength of the tornadoes. The tornado ripped a path about 9 miles (14 kilometers) long northeastward through a rural area, with a maximum width of 650 yards (594 meters).

by | July 10, 2020 | 01:44

Nevertheless, the Supreme Court's ruling still lets a NY prosecutor obtain those records. The lead case involving the House committees was Trump vs. "These opinions offer a resounding, definitive rejection of President Trump's claims to monarchical prerogative". The House intelligence committee sought the documents as part of its investigation of foreign influence in the 2016 election, while the oversight and reform committee said it was considering rewriting ethics laws to require ...

by | July 10, 2020 | 00:43

On Tuesday, Trump threatened to "put pressure" on governors who resisted. More States are reporting a record number of infected and Florida may face a shortage of hospital beds in intensive care units. President Donald Trump delivers remarks at the American Workforce policy advisory board meeting Friday, June 26, 2020, in the East Room of the White House.

by | July 09, 2020 | 01:18

Trump, a Republican seeking re-election in November, on Monday tweeted "SCHOOLS MUST OPEN IN THE FALL!", as local officials across the country began pausing or scaling back their reopenings due to the surge in infections. "I think it's ridiculous". Long periods away from school, the AAP says, interrupts support services for children and often results in social isolation.

by | July 08, 2020 | 01:57

Universities nationwide are beginning to make the decision to transition to online courses as a result of the coronavirus pandemic . Large numbers of foreign students travel to the U.S. The rule has students and many professors up in arms. Though the new rule states that students can transfer to a new school to remain in lawful status, many say this is not a viable option.

by | July 08, 2020 | 00:23

The tally has been compiled as per information provided by respective states and Union territories. Arunachal Pradesh reported 270 cases, Mizoram has 197 cases, Andaman and Nicobar Islands has 141, Sikkim has registered 125 infections so far, while Meghalaya has recorded 80 cases.

by | July 08, 2020 | 00:42

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador is due to meet US President Donald Trump at the White House on Wednesday, on his first trip outside of Mexico since taking office. The meeting comes on the heels of the new NAFTA coming into effect, and after Trump had mused about going ahead with a separate in-person G7 summit in June.

by | July 08, 2020 | 01:07

These charges are often used in the Chinese mainland to stifle dissidents and political opponents The new law will also allow China's security personnel to operate in Hong Kong. The app is also very popular in the USA and reportedly saw 315 million downloads in the first three months of 2020 in the US. According to a report by news agency Reuters , US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said late on Monday that the United States is "certainly looking" at banning Chinese social media ...

by | July 07, 2020 | 01:32

India's 1.3 billion population is considered as a key market for digital players around the world. The government order didn't name China, or cite the border clashes. "I do not intend to appear in this one", Singhvi said. The video had been liked 218,000 times, as the app still functions on phones on which it is already downloaded.

by | July 07, 2020 | 01:09

She hit out at claims that Scotland was deliberately holding up agreement for the air bridges scheme, saying the Scottish Government had been given less than a day to consider the proposed travel list. People in Scotland will have to wear face coverings if they want to go to the shops from 10 July . "We have been working with all devolved administrations on quarantine from the outset and we continue to do so", he said.

by | July 07, 2020 | 02:02

President Trump and Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador are set to meet in Washington Wednesday to commemorate the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) taking effect, but Trudeau will not be present, The Associated Press reported .

by | July 06, 2020 | 00:56

Both women were struck by a white Jaguar automobile on Interstate 5 around 1:30 a.m. local time. Footage posted on Twitter showed a white auto speeding along the highway at about 01:40 (08:40 GMT), before swerving to avoid two stationary vehicles positioned as a roadblock, then hitting the two people.

by | July 06, 2020 | 00:52

Trump was expected to arrive at the monument by helicopter. The governor's spokesperson, Maggie Seidel, would not say whether the South Dakota National Guard was being deployed, but said organizers are making sure it is a safe event. He noted: "My wife and I are both wearing a mask". The president will " tell the truth about America's history and he will tell the truth about those trying to tear it down and divide our country", a campaign official said.

by | July 05, 2020 | 00:44

Whitney Lackenbauer, a Canada Research Chair and professor at Trent University and author of The Canadian Rangers, A Living History , was startled to learn a member of the Canadian Rangers was arrested. The RCMP said an army unit with a bomb-disposal robot searched the vehicle as a precaution. He said the truck burst through at 6:30 a.m. Security footage showed him hiding in a rose garden, but it wasn't until 6:43 a.m.

by | July 05, 2020 | 01:27

Police used the hack to foil crimes including "violent attacks, corruption, attempted murders and large-scale drug transports", Eurojust and the European Union police agency Europol said in a joint statement. Simon Parkes, detective chief superintendent from ERSOU, said: "This is perhaps the most important law enforcement operation to take place in the Eastern region.